Painful Tears to Happy Cheer: Management of Common Pediatric Infections
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- Identify risk factors and symptoms associated with common pediatric infectious diseases (conjunctivitis, acute otitis media, upper respiratory tract infections, bronchiolitis, and pertussis)
- Recognize the pathogens associated with common pediatric infectious diseases
- Describe the first-line antimicrobial treatment options for common pediatric infectious diseases
- List alternative antibiotic options that may be appropriate in cases of drug shortage and allergies
Nardine Karam PharmD
Dr. Nardine Karam earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University, in May 2022. She is currently a PGY-1 pharmacy resident at Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH), part of Northwell Health. Following the completion of her PGY-1 residency, Dr. Karam will be pursuing PGY-2 residency training in Infectious Diseases at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. She is passionate about managing patients with challenging infections and conducting research that aims to improve patient care outcomes. She is currently completing a Pediatrics rotation at SIUH where she works with an interdisciplinary team to optimize medication plans for patients. Dr. Karam enjoys teaching and co-precepting pharmacy students. She will receive a Teaching Certificate from Long Island University this Spring.
ACPE UAN # 0042-0000-23-020-H01-P
- 1.00 ACPEThe Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.